One killed in St Petersburg hospital fire – Agency

One person was killed after a fire broke out at a St Petersburg hospital, treating patients with infectious diseases, the RIA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Officials from the emergency services said the blaze broke out in the bedding of a patient with hepatitis, the TASS news agency reported.

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An official told the RIA that the patient had been smoking.

A deadly fire at a Russian hospital last month was attributed to ventilators used to treat patients infected with the novel coronavirus. NAN


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